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59 minutes ago, TopDeadSenter said:

This news comes as a harsh blow to team remain. The last thing they want to see is a fruitful trade deal between the UK and the US. No, they want catastrophic hardship and economic ruin to prove that all the negativity and moaning was justified. Well, bad luck. 

The trouble is any trade deal between the US and UK is very unlikely to be in the UK's interests.

The US will want access to the NHS which will be disastrous for healthcare in the UK.

UK would be forced to accept American food and I for one do not want low quality US food imports destroying UK farming.

Remember....America 1st is what it's all about and that would be guaranteed to apply to any US/UK trade deal too.

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They are looking for a big enough tug boat as we speak,to tow the new federal district

some where close to the US coast.

Why, not they already speak the language(major point) .

History going backwards?

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57 minutes ago, Joe Mcseismic said:

The rest of the world have been forming trade blocks. It makes sense as many countries together can get rid of tariffs within the block, which distorts trade, and have more power when discussing trade with other blocks.

We now have the EU, Mercosur, TPP, Pacific Alliance, NAFTA (or it's successor) and many others.

The time for single country trading has been over for a long time now. The UK is going backwards.

 

Whilst the EU has many, many faults, most notably politics, rules and regulations, this was made up for by the free movement of goods and labour.

 

Just remember what the US government's catch phrase is. "America First". The UK better have some Vaseline at hand. 

That's the problem. The EU is not just a trading block. I wish it was.

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48 minutes ago, edwinchester said:

The trouble is any trade deal between the US and UK is very unlikely to be in the UK's interests.

The US will want access to the NHS which will be disastrous for healthcare in the UK.

UK would be forced to accept American food and I for one do not want low quality US food imports destroying UK farming.

Remember....America 1st is what it's all about and that would be guaranteed to apply to any US/UK trade deal too.

Bizarre post. Could you explain why any trade deal with the US would a) guarantee visa-free movement of people, and the right for Americans to avail themselves of our NHS? 

 That Trump has already clarified should be of help to you 

 

"the US president told ITV's Good Morning Britain: "I don't see it being on the table."

He added that the NHS was something he would "not consider part of trade".

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-48525211

 

 You may not have noticed, but the US is a huge market, and goods produced in the UK have a high reputation for quality plus a certain "coolness" factor across the pond. For ex certain whiskies and cheeses. Any trade deal will certainly be in the UK's interest. I would guess a mutual interest.

 Now please clarify your doomsday predictions...

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23 minutes ago, TopDeadSenter said:

Bizarre post. Could you explain why any trade deal with the US would a) guarantee visa-free movement of people, and the right for Americans to avail themselves of our NHS? 

 That Trump has already clarified should be of help to you 

 

"the US president told ITV's Good Morning Britain: "I don't see it being on the table."

He added that the NHS was something he would "not consider part of trade".

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-48525211

 

 You may not have noticed, but the US is a huge market, and goods produced in the UK have a high reputation for quality plus a certain "coolness" factor across the pond. For ex certain whiskies and cheeses. Any trade deal will certainly be in the UK's interest. I would guess a mutual interest.

 Now please clarify your doomsday predictions...

There is no suggestion of American’s ‘availing themselves of the NHS’, there is however evidence in statements made by the US Ambassador to the Court of St James and by Trump himself, that  the US will not offer the UK a trade deal unless the NHSis included in that deal.

 

Put simply the US will demand US pharmaceutical industry, health insurance industry and health services industries are given open access to the NHS.

 

ie the privatisation into US control of the NHS.

 

 

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11 minutes ago, Chomper Higgot said:

Correct, it also has a court that frequently rules against and levies fines on the rapacious practices of US based corporations.

ECJ primacy is another main reason to leave.

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30 minutes ago, Chomper Higgot said:

There is no suggestion of American’s ‘availing themselves of the NHS’, there is however evidence in statements made by the US Ambassador to the Court of St James and by Trump himself, that  the US will not offer the UK a trade deal unless the NHSis included in that deal.

 

Put simply the US will demand US pharmaceutical industry, health insurance industry and health services industries are given open access to the NHS.

 

ie the privatisation into US control of the NHS.

Debunked in this interview from 01 July (see between 6 & 9 mins).

 

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I'm sick to death of interference from America on things which don't concern them, especially from a right wing warmonger like Bolton.

Things like this didn't happen when the US had people with integrity running the show.

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1 hour ago, TopDeadSenter said:

Bizarre post. Could you explain why any trade deal with the US would a) guarantee visa-free movement of people, and the right for Americans to avail themselves of our NHS? 

 That Trump has already clarified should be of help to you 

 

 

Bizarre misunderstanding.

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1 hour ago, TopDeadSenter said:

Bizarre post. Could you explain why any trade deal with the US would a) guarantee visa-free movement of people, and the right for Americans to avail themselves of our NHS? 

 That Trump has already clarified should be of help to you 

 

"the US president told ITV's Good Morning Britain: "I don't see it being on the table."

He added that the NHS was something he would "not consider part of trade".

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-48525211

 

 You may not have noticed, but the US is a huge market, and goods produced in the UK have a high reputation for quality plus a certain "coolness" factor across the pond. For ex certain whiskies and cheeses. Any trade deal will certainly be in the UK's interest. I would guess a mutual interest.

 Now please clarify your doomsday predictions...

I did not mean Americans getting free healthcare on the NHS but that a trade agreement would include US companies having unrestricted access to NHS contracts which would be a disaster.

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